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Anything less than abject submission has to have some attack in it. (Quote by - Frank Herbert)

Nothing is so abject and pathetic as a politician who has lost his job, save only a retired stud-horse. (Quote by - Henry Louis Mencken)

Deny human rights, and however little you may wish to do so, you will find yourself abjectly kneeling at the feet of that old-world god, Force. (Quote by - Auberon Herbert)

Self-interest and mutual interest are inextricably linked. National interests can best be advanced through collective action, ... Calculate not just the human misery of the poor themselves. Calculate our loss: The aid, the lost opportunity to trade, the short-term consequences of the multiple conflicts; the long-term consequences on the attitude to the wealthy world of injustice and abject deprivation amongst the poor. (Quote by - Tony Blair)

Christianity is strange. It bids man recognise that he is vile, even abominable, and bids him desire to be like God. Without such a counterpoise, this dignity would make him horribly vain, or this humiliation would make him terribly abject. (Quote by - Blaise Pascal)

The abject poverty revealed by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans exists in every urban area of the United States. It's poverty so severe that it kills people. (Quote by - Robert Edgar)

How can a heart suffer your deepest thoughts and yet only speak the unmoving, inconsequential utterances of abject silence?(Quote by - Anne Austin)

Coming to America is becoming a national aspiration rather than simply reflecting abject economic conditions. (Quote by - Steven Camarota)

Water is the abject necessity for any kind of life to exist. (Quote by - Atharva Veda)

Taught to regard a part of our own Species in the most abject and contemptible Degree below us, we lose that Idea of the dignity of Man which the Hand of Nature had implanted in us, for great and useful purposes. (Quote by - George Mason)

Malthus would be astonished not only at the numbers of people, but at the real prosperity of about a fifth of them and the average prosperity of most of them. He wouldn't be surprised at the abject poverty of the lowest quarter or third. (Quote by - Joel Cohen)

The first time I got up in front of an audience was terror, abject terror, which continued for another four or five years. There still is, a little bit. (Quote by - Bob Newhart)

We can't leave people in abject poverty, so we need to raise the standard of living for 80% of the world's people, while bringing it down considerably for the 20% who are destroying our natural resources. (Quote by - Jane Goodall)

The loneliness you get by the sea is personal and alive. It doesn't subdue you and make you feel abject. It's stimulating loneliness. (Quote by - Anne Morrow Lindbergh)

If you are sure that you are about to fail, then this strange and serene calmness can come over you or the most abject fear and panic and feeling of helplessness. (Quote by - Peter Gallagher)


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